How to Get an ESA Letter for Housing| The Right Way

When you have an emotional support animal (ESA) and the right documentation, you are protected by certain rights under Federal law when it comes to housing. The Fair Housing Act and guidelines issued by the U.S. Department of Housing (HUD) ensure that ESA owners are not unfairly discriminated against due to their need for an [...]

By |2021-05-19T18:02:15+00:00|Housing|2 Comments

How Do I Make My Dog an Emotional Support Dog?

Emotional support dogs have become a popular option for people coping with mental and emotional health issues. Many dog owners are aware of the therapeutic benefits and support their canine friends provide. An emotional support dog is a legally recognized assistance animal that is allowed to accompany its owner in residences free of charge (even [...]

7 Excuses Landlords, HOA’s, and Condos Can’t Use to Deny an Emotional Support Animal

We will explore commonly used excuses that housing providers give to deny tenants their right to live with an emotional support animal. The intent of this article is to answer questions and provide helpful information to tenants requesting ESA accommodation from their landlords and also to educate landlords on what they should avoid when faced [...]

By |2021-01-06T06:41:39+00:00|Housing|52 Comments

5 Questions Everyone Asks About Emotional Support Animal Housing Rights

Since 2015, ESA Doctors has helped clients interested in qualifying for emotional support animals connect with real licensed mental health professionals. As Emotional Support Animal (ESA) advocates, we find it important to educate our clients and anyone in need about ESA housing rights and how to effectively communicate with your landlord. We know first-hand that [...]

What Every Real Estate Agent, Broker, and Buyer Should Know About Emotional Support Animals

Emotional Support Animals are not considered pets. Emotional Support Animals are also not Service Animals. Emotional Support Animals are a specific type of assistance animal that are protected and granted housing access under the Fair Housing Act. This means Emotional Support Animals have the right to live with their owners in no-pet apartments, co-ops, and [...]

By |2021-01-06T06:41:46+00:00|Housing|6 Comments